tv Anderson Cooper 360 CNN November 13, 2013 5:00pm-6:01pm PST
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last night for the first time, aircraft were coming in during the nighttime hours, able to land and off load supplies. we have actually seen an uptick in aid along the side of the runway from usa id, from the malaysia government, food aid, medical supplies and tarps that people can use for shelters. the problem is getting it out from here at the airport to the surrounding communities that are in such desperate need and not just the question of communities far away. i'm talking about communities that are half a mile from here, even a clinic here at the airplane. people come up to you all the time. look at all the people here at the airport. many times they come here every day desperate to get on some sort of a flight out of here. they don't have food. they don't have water, and you would think the one place with supplies coming in here, the one place it would be easy to distribute water or food to people would be here at the airport but there are people begging us for water, just
little sips of water. i want to show you what we saw at a clinic several hours ago, a clinic that's been set up here at the airport, a clinic that is simply overwhelmed. take a look. it's like this every day now in this overcrowded clinic at ta tacloban airport, there are too many people and not enough supplies. >> it's chaotic. >> it looks very chaotic. >> as you can see, we don't have any medicine, we don't have any supplies. it's running out, and the people here doesn't have water and food. that's why they come here. most of the kids are dehydrated. most of them are suffering from diarrhea and vomiting. >> she's been here for three days, it feels much longer. >> what do you need here? >> we mostly need food and water, that's the most important supplies that we need for all the --
>> so you don't even have enough food and water for the sick people? >> yeah. >> more people just keep coming in. he stitches up a man injured in the typhoon. used bandages lie in a pile on the floor. nearby, a member of the philippine military reads names off a list of those who get to be evacuated today. who gets to be evacuated right away? makes someone eligible? >> like the elderlies, the children, the very sick. >> for some, the wait is too long. this man died last night. he lies on a stretcher in the hall. they have no place to put him. in a tiny side room, three babies have been born in the last three days. a very beautiful baby. >> it's a boy. >> i know a very beautiful baby.
>> named for a storm he will know nothing about. >> not only is the boys' name hayian for the storm but the middle name is daniel which is the name of the airport i'm told. his mother named him after the storm and the place he was born. imagine being born in this place, this catastrophe. there are americans trying to get out. i want to introduce you to rick stanford who we just met. you're hoping to get out today. >> yes, we are. we're trying to get up to manila tonight and move up where we have friends that we can help us relocate over there. >> you're retired and been living here for the last couple months. how has it been the last few days? have you seen out there? >> it's turning into absolute chaos. as soon as the food runs out and water runs out, people are going to get desperate. we had gunfire in our neighborhood. we had reports of npa trying to
take over the town. so it's only going to get worse until somebody gets over here and gives us a hand. >> you talk about the lack of food, the lack of water once it runs out. have you seen large scale relief efforts, government officials handing out water, handing out food? >> absolutely not. it's becoming every man for themselves. you'll see a group of people that -- >> we're going to get back to anderson in a moment. we've obviously had a few technical problems, which is totally understandable. i'm wolf blitzer in washington. we're watching what is going on in the philippines. we're watching what is going on here in washington. i think we reconnected with anderson. anderson, are you there? >> hey, yeah, wolf are you there? sorry, we're back. we ran into some problem, wolf. appreciate you jumping in. wolf, we're back on the air.
you said the security situation is deteriorating from what you saw? >> it is. we went to pierre, my wife's family is on an island and they were bringing in fresh water for us and my wife and i were riding our bike back and got into a street and all on a sudden a mob of people are running towards us and we have gunshot going off and -- >> do you understand why it's so hard to get water, why it's so hard to get food? you're having relatives bring you water from another island. there are planes coming in. have you been able to talk to anybody on the philippine eastside about what the holdup is? >> it's -- what i've heard is supplies will come in and you'll have a mob of people going in there and taking them. so it's not being distributed. there is not enough security here to keep the people in line. we need that. and we need to get some sort of
generators going so that we can get some fresh water going, get some fuel so that people can move back and forth. >> what was it like for you when you finally arrived here at the airport with your family and you saw u.s. marines here? >> you're going to make me cry on this one. it was the most beautiful site i've ever seen. god bless the usa. when i saw those american flags on those uniforms, i knew that we were going to be taken care of and the first thing they said, you're a u.s. citizen, you're our first priority and thank god for that. if i could say something, i wish that the u.s. embassy would do something for us who have wives that are philippines citizens to help us get them to the united states. we have no place to live here, and we need to get back to the u.s., and they need to be able to expedite some sort of visas or something to get them. >> it's got to be shocking for you when you look and see
hundreds of philippine citizens lined up, who have been lined up for days and it's very slow for them to get out. >> it is. what is even worse is going through the town and seeing people just sitting on the side knowing that they have no place to go. the hope is just fading from them. so they really need to have the government, the philippine government needs to step it up and do something to help them and i know the united states will, because the united states is always the first one in there to help a country. >> rick, i appreciate it. i'm glad your family is safe and you're getting out. >> thank you. >> take care. >> again, we're -- i cannot -- i cannot emp -- emphasize how frustrating it is to stand here for hours and hours without getting water, without getting food and that's the frustration. they want to know why can't we have some water? why can't we have something
here? pau paula has been following this. when you talked to the minister on the ground and he was upset with me. >> yeah, he came here midnight last night still working and he said he was upset by a tweet that he thought you had done saying that there is no presence of government. apparently, this is being picked up by the local media and made by a big story. >> what is the tweet allegedly say, there is no presence of government? i never said that nor have i been able to send out any tweets because there is no cell service here. the show said i've seen very little large scale philippine military in the surrounding areas. there is philippine military here at the airport and there is some road blocks in the town, but in terms of like a grid by grid search, a street by street search for survivors or those who have died, i haven't seen
any searches, have you? >> no, i've not seen any s searches. what the government is saying all along, that the local government, the local infrastructure was wiped out. so the first responders who would usually deal with this crisis were the victims themselves. so this is really what they are trying to hammer home to people, which is why they believe that the issue is in the media that that is slow. they are very sensitive to people say thing is slow. you got to say what you see. >> i don't mean being criticized for something i obviously said, but i didn't say that. you hear it from all the residents here. they don't understand why a mother that lost six children and only found three of their bodi bodies, why she has to search by herse herself, why military assets
can't search block by block to look for survivors. early on the government said our emphasis is on the survivors, not recovering the dead but there could have been people trapped alive under the roubl and unless there is an organized search, which i haven't seen, again, in this area, lives could have possibly been saved. >> absolutely. in many natural disasters, this is what you see the desperate look for survivors but on an individual basis. as you say, the mother looking for her children. the one thing the interior minister said, look around you, there is so many people desperate to get out. this is a chaotic situation. he quoted katrina to me, other countries have problems as well. i said that's not something you want to aspire to. you want to do better. you want to make sure there is a better response. he said no response would be good enough. >> i just want to clarify, i did not tweet saying there was no
government presence because there is soldiers around. but in terms of organized large scale efforts in the community, i just haven't seen it nor everybody i talked to who is searching for dead children or dead husbands or dead wives, they said they haven't received help in the search. we got to take a quick break. we'll have a lot more on the aid effort and again, there is an uptick in aid arriving here at the airport and also i went out with the marines on an off spray to a nearby island about 30 minute flight from here to assess the situation. i went out there from the captain from the navy. you'll meet him ahead. we'll be right back.
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and welcome back. we're live in tacloban. that sound you hear is a philippine air force c-130 that sounded and supplies are being taken out a number of philippine citizens, many of whom have been camped out for days and overnight and eager to get on that flight because of the security situation and lack of food. we are seeing a more organized effort to recover bodies, the dead and get them off the streets. first i want to go to wolf blitzer in washington with the latest domestic news. >> thank you. we'll get back to you shortly there is breaking news. this was the moment critics of the affordable care act were
waiting for. now releasing enrollment numbers for the first month of the operation. 79,000 people enrolled for the state exchanges and 26,000 through the government's when we call a mess of a website, healthcare.gov, still a mess. that's far lower than the half million the obama administration was expecting. difficulties with the site and controversy with the pledge americans could keep existing policies came to a head today. key democratic lawmakers signed up to alter the law. others had what's being described as a turbulent meeting with officials. in the meantime a republican led house committee grilled some of the administration's tech people responsible for healthcare.gov. a lot happening. our chief congressional correspondent dana bash watching it unfold. these hearing today, members of the administration getting sharply grilled by lawmakers but did we find out much that we
didn't already know? >> a few things, but it was mostly very, very partisan, maybe part of the reason congress' approval rating is 9% now. the two things i think are important to take away, one is the website is still running at less than half of the intended capacity that the white house intended. that is not very good news. the other is the chief information official from the white house who testified say there is no guarantee they will actually meet the deadline or the goal the white house has to get the website fully functional by the end of the month. those are two not great pieces of news given the facts the numbers we saw on enrollment are very low in large part because of the website's problems, wolf. >> that website is one of the problems. there is frustration clearly among democrats and brought white house officials to capitol hill for closed door meetings to deal with democrats and they
will be back tomorrow morning i'm told. what is this about? >> this is a big, big issue that many members of congress, especially democrats are hearing about from constituents that they are getting cancellation letters, calls saying the policy they do like they can't keep which we reported was a plom ro the democrats made. they hope the white house gives them a fix, something to take to constituents and say look, we're dealing with this, we're addressing this. there will be a meeting on capitol hill with white house officials and the chief of staff on the senate side to talk about this again house side today. there was a very contentious meeting, members of congress saying you got to help us, you got to give us something and the white house saying we're working on it but it's a difficult issue for them to figure out, not easy to figure out how to get health policies back up and running after they have been cancelled because they need to meet the requirements for the new obama
care law. >> a lot of these democrats up for reelection next year especially worried. thanks very much. just a little while ago, i spoke to a doctor, these days he chairs the department of medical ethics and health policy and the vice provoice. but back when the affordable care act was formulated, he was a top advisor to the president. these numbers remain dismal. 26,000. the model won't work because you need healthy young people enrolling to get the system to work. >> correct, you need a wide swath of the population to create a pool. absolutely agreed. this is not a technical problem that is in superble. it will work at some point and further, i do think lots of people, as we've seen the numbers of people who want insurance is high, and so i do think this is going to be a solvable problem. >> he also said he thought president obama kept his promise
about americans keeping their existing policy, something not even the president fully claims any longer. let's discuss what is going on. i want to bring in a pair of democrats that differ when it comes to the problems of the affordable care act. the city of university professor of journalism and political science peter biner and paul bagola and gloriaborger. these numbers dismal, aren't they? >> they are evidence of a complete failure breakdown of this website. the white house was lowballing us saying you're going to see low figures. they were right. they were lower than we even anticipated. i think this is a complete failure. they are trying to say, look, there is a great deal of interest and they are right. there were 26 million people at one point or another who clicked onto the website. there were over a million who
tried to enroll. so if they can get this fixed, maybe they can get it going but right now they got a president, people are questioning his competency, his honesty and credibility. >> paul, the president's approval numbers are really going south right now. only in the last couple weeks you can only imagine if the republicans wouldn't have pushed for a government shutdown where those numbers would be given the performance of the obama care website. so what does he do? >> well, he's got to fix it. he's got to muscle through this and he's got to get it right. this is one of those deals where we're almost exactly a year past his reelection and a year away from the next mid materitermidt. this is where good policy will lead to good politics. if they signed up a million or two million, i would be crowing. so the fact they signed up 1.5% of their goal, i got to eat crow. but it also doesn't mean this is
fatal or there is no recovery. a few weeks ago i said the shutdown means they can't win in 2014. the truth is, we don't know what the heck is going to be deciding the 2014 election and we need to take a chill pill. is that covered by health care? >> peter, the problems the house has, a bunch of democrats seemingly ready to abandon him as far as this health care is concerned. >> right, i think that's the big story over the last couple days, potentially a bigger problem than the website itself because the political move the democrats worry about reelection in 2014 want is to be able to tell people they can keep their plans but, you know, you start pulling at one threat in the whole obama care system, and the whole thing starts to fall apart because there is a reason that people weren't allowed to keep plans. these people need to go onto the exchanges. remember, the exchanges only work if you have young and
healthy people entering the exchanges, two, so you keep those people out of the system and allow them to keep their plans and you probably don't have a lot of young healthy people willing to try eight, ten, 12 hours to get on the website. so already the people signing up are probably the older and sicker and the entire economic basis of this, these exchange systems starts to collapse. that's a really big problem. >> well, that's really why administration is saying to democrats, hold on, kind of like paul, saying democrats, hold on. we want to try to do some kind of administrative fix because if you do a legislative fix like some of these senate democrats want to do up for reelection and if you do it legislatively, then you're essentially undermining obama care because you are saying to these individuals, okay, you can keep your policy, and if you can keep your policy, you're not going to buy into the risk pool. if you don't buy into the risk pool, the whole paradigm collapses, falls apart and, you
know, under mines the program that democrats fought so hard to promote. >> one number that really jumped out at all of us today, paul, was the number of people whose health insurance policies were cancelled in california alone. one million people lost their health insurance. they got to now find other health insurance, eventually might be better policies, might be a little cheaper if they get subsides but still a million people losing their health insurance in california. that's a significant number. >> it is. but i think it breaks up into three subgroups. one is a lot of these policies in the individual market are annual anyway, so it cancels every year in matter what. a lot of october and a lot of people get cancellations. second, there is a group of them who have policies that aren't with the paper they are written on. it's nonsense. it's like, you know, we can't buy an airplane ticket on an airplane that's got a rubber band and a propeller in a 1928
engine. there are standards that need to be met. there is a third group where people think they have good plans and will lose out and for the reasons peter and gloria are talking about, we need them in the obama care pool. it's really -- you're getting down to now a small percentage. a lot of people with a big country but at most you're talking about 2 to 5% -- >> but it's millions of people and the worst part is of course, paul, as you know is nobody wants to be surprised when the president told them one thing, and they say okay, that's great, that's good to know and then there is surprised and find their policies are cancelled, whether they are lousy policies or not, it's bad. >> absolutely. >> those people tend to be more vocal and articulate. this is a problem with essentially economic redistribution, which is what this is. for people who are benefitting tend to be poorer people getting on medicaid and sicker and poor people. those people are not going to have as much political weight as
the people that squawk and write the members of congress and you see that with democrats, not just conservatives but democrats like dianna in california. >> thanks very much. good discussion. up next, we'll have some more breaking news, new scandalous acquisitions about toronto's crack smoking mayor. but first, let's go back to anderson cooper he's in tacloban in the philippines where the devastation continues, anderson? >> wolf, sorry, very strange to hear about the crack smoking mayor when you're over here. we -- when we come back, we'll also take you out to a surrounding area, an island that's a concern. what is happening in these hard to reach areas. i'll go out with marines in the philippine captain from the navy to assess the situation on an island about 30 minutes from here. we'll be right back. she loves a lot of the same things you do.
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it is grim and thankless work for these firefighters. they often get sick doing it but frankly it has to be done. it's gotten to the point the smell in tacloban, the smell of death, the smell of decay. there is simply not enough body bags to go around say local officials. firefighters have been brought in to do the work, military
personnel, as well, but it -- there hasn't been a centralized organized effort to remove the bodies. that seems to be increasing in the last day or so. here there is one, two, three, four, five, six people, two dogs, and over here there is another one, two, three, four, five, six, seven people and a dog that have been bagged and this is one block in tack low ban. it like this block after block you find bodies just about everywhere. and that is the grim reality of life here in tacloban these days. we'll take you out with u.s. marines, philippine personnel to an island to assess another town that's been hard hit to see the needs there are. first, i want to go back to wolf blitzer in d.c., wolf? >> thanks very much. we're anxious to get your additional reports but there is
additional news. toron toronto's embattled mayor facing new allegations of drug abuse and erratic behavior. this comes after the mayor rob ford add hitted he bought drugs in the past two years while in office last week and admitted to smoking crack cocaine. paula newton joins us with the breaking news. tell the viewers what happened. >> reporter: wolf, as if this story couldn't get more crazy, it was mayor rob ford was allegedly doing prescription drugs, other drugs, was on a binge drinking evening in 2012 on st. patrick's night, that he drove drunk and he may have been with an escort. these are all details alleged by his own staff members when they were interviewed by police. wolf, what kind of a day it's
been here, so many people saying they have never seen anything like it. it was like tuning into a reality show. take a look. >> i'm answering but you tonight want to hear my answer. >> actually, you're not being truthful. that's my problem. >> have you been into that house? >> i have no interest in being in that house. i'm not a crack user. >> so -- [ applause ] >> many in toronto say the nickname is not fair but crack town lived up to the billing as rob ford made confession after confession as he faced an inkwa zigs from city counselors. >> have you purr chasted illegal drugs in the last two years? >> yes, i have. >> thank you. >> and on it went. a public intervention that put mayor ford on the spot and on the couch. this one from one of his allies. >> mr. mayor, do you recognize there are few of us that really do want to help you?
>> counselor, it was not the reason i drank or did drugs was not because on stress. it was out of sheer stupidity. that's all it was. i'm not going to blame something or use an excuse or cop out. i take full responsibility for my mistakes. i don't know what else i can say. >> okay. >> counselors wanted to hear i resign, but on it went for several more uncomfortable hours. >> there is nothing else to say, guys. i really f-ed up. [ laughter ] >> and that's it. >> reporter: it didn't matter what he said. fellow counselors voted overwhelmingly for the mayor to take a leave but the truth is the vote didn't matter, either. no one can legally force the hay yo -- mayor to quit. doug ford, the mayor's big brother says no way, the mayor is staying put calling fellow counselors hypocrites.
>> everyone has faced it, and they are willing to forgive. they aren't willing to forgive rob ford. >> reporter: what if he stepped down? >> why should he step down? again, let the people decide. >> reporter: outside a few thousand protesters made it clear, they have decided the mayor can't stay on the job. >> do you have any power to stop it? >> how are we going to stop it? anyway we can by any legal means necessary. >> rob ford has got to go. >> we'll keep the pressure until he goes. >> hey, hey, ho, ho, mayor ford has got to go. >> reporter: this is the beginning of a protest movement. the mayor's response, bring it on. even as new allegations swirled about drug abuse he says nothing will tear him away from his job. >> paula, all this new information you mentioned earlier and again, it's important to note none of it has been proven in court. what's the status of the police
investigation? is the mayor himself cooperating with law enforcement? >> reporter: well, it was quite a bombshell, something missed with all the sorted details today that rob ford admitted in counsel chemobeers he counsel chambers that he's not cooperating with the police investigation. that's advice from his lawyer and he takes it. this is a man in charge of the police department and not cooperating with the very department that he oversees and many people are wondering how long this can go on. mayor ford says look, i'm not addict. i'm staying on the job. i'm a good mayor and nobody can prove otherwise. >> what a story that is. thanks very much. let go back to the philippines, anderson? just unbelievable story out of toronttoronto, wolf. when we come back, we'll show you the scenes we've been witnessing for days now. hundreds of thousands of people
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thousands of residents line up, they are waiting and have been waiting for hours for a seat on a plane to take them to ha nman. there is no guarantee they will get on a flight however they come here every day. these are priority case, often times they have children, they are elderly by desperate to get out. they have been here for hours and will be here for many more hours until the plane arrives. as i told you at the top of the program, as promised by the general paul kennedy of the u.s. marines, he has been able to get this airport operating on a 24-hour basis. so flights are coming in at night, last night was the first night that that happened bringing in more aid, supplies. so that is certainly the good news. the other good news is the marines have started to spread out to try to make -- to try to get out and assess the needs along with their counter parts
of the philippine navy, philippine military, assess smaller towns and cities on islands and outlying areas that are more difficult to get to, some of them you can only get by air or by water. we went out a short time ago with the marines on their jets. let's watch. the osprees have arrived. they are using the aircraft to check on communities can the off by the typhoon. from the air the damage to the main city is clear. they fly like planes but can hover like help cop tors. before landing the screw makes sure the runway is save. most of the passengers on board today are philippine navy personnel. the captain troy trinidad is trying to assess the needs of the island's people. >> is the food enough?
>> no. >> 45,000 people live here, 87,000 die in the storm. hundreds are sick and injured and some need urgent care. >> this lady needs medical attention, she clearly can't get so colonel train had has been asked if the u.s. military will take her someplace else. they will try to bring her on the ospree back to tacloban and get her manila. dozens of people are waiting and watching hoping more relief is on the way. what is it like to see this? you've seen a lot of disasters and typhoons in your country. >> i've been through a lot of earthquakes and typhoons, this is the worst. tacloban badly hit, this is worse. >> this is worse. >> this is worse. and it hasn't gotten the attention yet? >> not yet, not yet. there may be other towns that we still have to see that may be as
devastated as this one, maybe more. >> it's just a question of you getting to them? >> yeah. >> captain trinidad said he only got to about 20% of the towns that may have been affected by the typhoon. >> you would be actually on the ground you would see the dispare and hopelessness. you see the people build normal lives, the force of the typhoon in the tacloban city, very seldsel seldomly will they see the light. they walk around endlessly. >> people don't know where to begin. >> yeah. >> now that they know the landing scrape can accommodate the plane, they can quickly return. >> it opens a new tool that we can find them and have capabilities with aircraft, quick turns, and carry a lot on cargo. we can drop off supplies, bring
in things. it amazing. >> after 40 minutes on the ground they reboard the planes. the woman in the wheelchair and her family members are brought along as well, one more island, one more mission, the effort here has really just begun. if you've been watching the coverage over the last several days, you may remember the first day when we arrived, we went to a community maybe half a mile or so from here. we walked out there and found a man who was desperate to get in touch with his mother in manila, let his mother know he was alive but that his wife was dead and two of his children were dead. he still had one daughter left alive named christina. we, you know, there are no cell phones. cell service is down. we gave him our satellite phone and he was able to talk to his mother. here is how that went. >> ma, ma --
>> they are gone, they are all gone he says. >> ma, ma. >> i don't know why this happened to me. >> we've been getting a lot of inquiries on social media, on twitter and facebook what happened to him, how he's doing. we haven't been able to get back in touch with him. after this broadcast well walk around and try to find him to see how he's doing. one of the saddest things that he said to us, which didn't make it into the report is he said that with the death of his wife, with the death of two of his children, that he thought about killing himself but the only thing that kept him alive and is keeping him alive is one of his daughters, his eldest daughter is alive and needs him. he's staying alive simply for her but obviously in desperate, desperate shape.
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with u.s. air force personnel. last nights the first night that c-130 cargo planes were able to land during nighttime hours. as you can tell, it made a difference. there is more aid on the ground. these are actually boxes of medical supplies, looks like they are from germany. these are boxes, full of boxes from usiad from the united states. these are plastic tarps, sheets that can be cut up by families, thousands of them. they can be used for shelter, which is critically important here for the people who have really no shelter from the elements whatsoever. the question is how quickly can it be distributed to the communities that need it most, can it be distributed safely, efficiently and quickly? that's the holdup. the local government, federal government is very disorganized. there aren't the capabilities. they don't have trucks. there is a shortage of fuel. how quickly the aid can get out there right now is the biggest
challenge. that certainly is a big challenge as we've been seeing. i'm joined by all our correspondents that have been here longer than i have. we talked about this at the top of the program. i want to reiterate, there are apparently some belief among the philippine government or military upset with me that -- saying that i tweeted something that there is no government presence here. there certainly is a government presence, what i was saying and didn't tweet anything at all is saying that i have not seen a big relief effort out in communities by philippine military personnel doing a grid search for bodies, even searching for survivors. do you-all agree with that pretty much? are you seeing in terms of aid effort. it got better. >> just yesterday i was with the world food program and they had three army trucks taking the aid to a warehouse. there was a warehouse preexisting. they call it the golden warehouse because it wasn't hit
by the storm and wasn't looted. there was an apc down there, a lot of military down there to make sure. there is a lot of food there, wbfp have 75,000 family packs. they want to get the word out people are getting food at this point. >> i've been speaking to the man in charge of the government response of this, and he's analogy is like it's filling up a swimming pool with hoses, they are getting more and more hoses in there. they are. they had a plan to come in on day tried, a first responder issue but as he points out, the first responders disappeared. they got in here 24 hours after that storm and weren't able to do much. there is no doubt, you go downtown and there is so much anger still and a military presence but there is still so much work to be done down there. the government appreciates and realizes that but saying we're doing the best we can sbl remarkable. we went for a drive yesterday out down south to the towns, the
southern road and also in the path of the storm but as you drove away from here it slowly less effected, still badly hit. the key issue for the furthest one away, saying there are rebels and bandits robbing civilians for food perhaps. you move back in the town parlo very concrete in the infrastructu infrastructure, able to resist a lot and an organized mayor who buried 813 in the first 48 hours. they have given out food before the storm. that's all great but it begs the question this is the biggest city here, you know, a huge golf in the capability there are still dead bodies, the same ones day after day and people have to ask themselves, what is the priority and where have they been in the initial four days? a trip from now. >> hopefully it will get better. we'll take a short break and have more coverage from the philippines when we come back. we'll be right back. ♪
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